Tag: history

UofL grads are McConnell Scholars, Fulbright winners and best friends

Best friends. Roommates. Louisvillians. McConnell Scholars. Those are just a few of things Christian Bush, Kyle Hilbrecht and Robert Gassman have in common. But the similarities...

UofL grads are McConnell Scholars, Fulbright winners and best friends

Best friends. Roommates. Louisvillians. McConnell Scholars. Those are just a few of things Christian Bush, Kyle Hilbrecht and Robert Gassman have in common. But the similarities...

UofL Theatre Arts student works with Locust Grove to bring story...

Research reveals some 200 years ago, enslaved African American women likely would have tended a distillery at Locust Grove, one of Louisville’s largest, most...

UofL researchers turn to modern technology to map a lost landscape

Professor Daniel Krebs (History) wants to tell the story of the 1862 Battle of Perryville – but outdoors, and outside the confines of the...

Centennial talk examines America in World War I

As the United States marks the centennial of its entry into World War I, the Society for Military History’s president will visit UofL to...

McConnell Center explores if it matters who is president

During his first month in office, President Donald Trump has proven to be as polarizing as commander-in-chief as he was as a presidential candidate....

UofL to celebrate Black History Month with events throughout February

The University of Louisville will mark Black History Month with several public programs. Events are included below. The events are free unless otherwise noted. Feb....

UofL, Yelp to host Picture Louisville Vintage Photo Scavenger Hunt

Calling all shutterbugs who love Louisville and its unique history: University of Louisville Photographic Archives and Yelp Louisville are teaming up to present the...

The slowest 2 minutes in sports? UofL once hosted a Derby...

For four years in the early 1980s, the University of Louisville featured its very own run for the roses that rivaled the grandiosity of...

President Ramsey, Mayor Fischer announce removal of Confederate statue

University of Louisville President James Ramsey and Louisville Mayor Greg Fischer announced today that the Confederate monument on Third Street on UofL’s Belknap Campus...